Janeen Malinn 39 Davis Avenue Norwood, MA 02062 Cell: 617-910-6733 JaneenMalinn@yahoo.


OBJECTIVE y A highly talented aide with experience in duties relating to the care of residents on an assigned shift; assisting residents with daily personal care; responsible for maintaining residents quarters in a clean and orderly condition. Previous experience as Home Health Aide visiting patients in their homes. Efficient and cheerful worker who relates to patients with compassion and understanding. Discreet and trustworthy, dedicated to helping those in need.

SKILLS y y y y y y y y y y More than eight years experience as Home Health Aide/Companion Deep knowledge of nursing assistant practices. Sound knowledge of safety and accident prevention. Profound skills in bathing, feeding, clothing, and caring for residents. Ability to assist patients with bodily functions. Ability to work on weekends, holidays and overtime if necessary. Excellent ability to maintain and keep records. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. In-depth ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed, but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Profound ability to verbally communicate with the residents and residents families, and to exercise tact in dealing with problems concerning residents care.

EXPERIENCE Peace of Mind, Inc., Jamaica Plain, MA Companion/Home Health Aide, January 2001 - present y Change, feed and bathe residents; attending to other personal and grooming needs such as combing hair, trimming nails, brushing teeth, passing bed-pans and helping residents to the bathroom (transferring to and from commodes). Assist residents in moving around their residence Use mechanical lifts during transfers. Use bathing tubs (carousel/serenade), trolleys. Serve meals to residents and feed those unable to feed themselves, prepare trays/meals for self-feeders. Take temperature, pulse, blood pressure and respiration. Perform range of motion on residents as ordered. Turn and position bed patients according to turning schedules. Assist and encourage residents in obtaining correct goals as stated in Care Plans Clean up spills on the floor in order to prevent accidents; participate in safety drills. Note any unusual changes in resident's condition and report to nurse. Verbally communicate nursing care problems and concerns to on coming shift

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Keep linen and utility area clean and in order, empty and clean urinals and bedpans, empty dirty linen hampers. Perform incontinence checks on residents every two hours. Record data on BM sheet, weight sheet and Nurse Aide flow sheet. Assist with hospital appointments, visits to doctor.

Mountain Heights Nursing Home, Patten, ME Activity Director, October 2006 - May 2007 y y y y y y y Walk residents to various activities/meals One-on-one companion to residents Conducted group activities and games with residents such as Bingo, Scrapbooking, card games, etc. Help feed patients that cannot feed themselves Help with bathing, showering, getting dressed and other personal hygiene. Moving / lifting patients with limited mobility to / from bed, bath, chair, wheelchair. Be a reliable and efficient aide and warm-hearted companion, reading, conversing, providing mental stimulation.

Afterschool, Inc, Westwood, MA Teacher, September 2001 - September 2005 y y y y y y y y y Utilizing play and interactive activities to develop language and vocabulary, introduce scientific and mathematical concepts and improve social skills. Combining play and interactive activities with an increasing focus on early academic learning, including letter recognition, phonics, numbers and an awareness of science and nature. Planning and organizing a range of individual and group activities, including role play, movement, dance, singing, games, arts and crafts and nature activities. Planning the indoor and outdoor environment to provide a positive and safe learning environment. Using creative and practical skills to prepare inspiring learning materials. Monitoring and reporting on children's development and identifying those with possible learning difficulties, consulting other professionals where appropriate. Communicating effectively with parents about their children's development. Dealing creatively and effectively with any problem situations that may arise. Ensuring that the health and safety of children and staff is maintained at all times, both inside and outside the classroom environment.

EDUCATION Massasoit Community College, Canton, MA y Deans List

Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, MA y Honors Program

Norwood High School, Norwood, MA High School Diploma, May, 2001